Around the world, cabaret festivals emerged as a raucous and exhilarating way of expressing uprising during periods of change. “It’s been a platform for political discourse and for engaging in deep conversations all around the world,” says festival co-curator, Corey Payette.
“Deep Into Darkness” stands to be one of the summer’s most elaborate entertainment experiences. In a break from traditional theatre shows, audiences are invited to roam and follow characters through different worlds as all 3 floors, 20 rooms, and 30,000 square feet of The Cultch will be transformed into a 19th-century Victorian world inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.
Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture celebrates its 21st year of supporting and promoting artists who identify as living with a disability with a very special concert event headlined by the incomparable singer Gaelynn Lea, a featured performance by inspirational humourist, David Roche, and a presentation by talented young painter, Mujtaba Saloojee.
Award winning storyteller Celeste Snowber, JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, harpist Alexa Reimer and special guest singer, Katherine Penfold came together in a very relatable, creative endeavor that showed the audience that, although we all live messy lives, we need to celebrate the mess and embrace it! The show took place at The East Vancouver … Read morePerfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life
Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving … Read morePowerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance
The Comic Strippers a male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A Show for all genders… 19+ only Warning! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s … Read moreTHE COMIC STRIPPERS !! EAST VAN! Sat Feb 3, 2018 YORK THEATRE
Renowned Japanese Artists & Virtuosic Canadian Musicians Join Forces in Re-Imagined Tale of Two Lovers’ Anguish and Enlightenment TomoeArts presents the world premiere of a provocative and heartrending new work, Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited, a noh chamber opera, October 26 – 28, 2017 at The Cultch. Master Japanese practitioners of noh – Japan’s 14th … Read moreTomoeArts presents the World Premiere of Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited – a Noh Chamber Opera